❮Ebook❯ ➦ The Woodlanders Author Thomas Hardy – Thomashillier.co.uk Passion and money, beauty and ambition, these are the opening themes in The Woodlanders, a novel revolving around a small village community coming to terms with a radically changing worldPlain Marty S Passion and money, beauty and ambition, these are the opening themes in The Woodlanders, a novel revolving around a small village community coming to terms with a radically changing worldPlain Marty South, a young country girl mature beyond her years, endures her love for Giles Winterbourne in silence He works in partnership with George Melbury, the local timber merchant and chief man of business in the area Giles has deep unspoken feelings for Mr Melbury s daughter Grace who has been away at boarding school and now returns to Little Hintock an educated young woman with modern ideas Giles belongs to a past she no longer wants to be a part of and she is soon attracted to the new, handsome young doctor in the village, Edred Fitzpiers As they all follow their lonely course, their lives become inextricably intertwinedFirst published in , The Woodlanders, which in later years Hardy came to regard as his favourite story, reflects Hardy s own changing attitude to the past and recognition of the dawn of a modern, dramatically different age.
- 464 pages
- The Woodlanders
- Thomas Hardy
- 23 November 2017 Thomas Hardy